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This unique bag combines elegance and functionality, making it a must-have accessory for any fashion-savvy individual.

The Japanese Knot Bag's ingenious design features a versatile knot closure, allowing you to effortlessly secure your belongings while adding a touch of sophistication to your ensemble.

It's compact size and ergonomic shape make it perfect for carrying your essentials, whether you're attending a chic soirée or exploring the bustling streets of a vibrant city.

Indulge in the luxuriously soft yarn that envelops this bag, providing a gentle embrace to your cherished belongings.

The woven stitch pattern adds depth and dimension, reminiscent of the ancient weaving techniques passed down through generations.

Celebrate the fusion of style and heritage with our Japanese Knot Bag, a testament to the timeless beauty of Japanese craftsmanship.

Elevate your fashion statement with this meticulously crafted accessory that embodies both elegance and functionality, allowing you to effortlessly carry a piece of Japanese tradition wherever you go.

This knit purse pattern is the perfect project for an advanced beginner.


1 x The Pima Cotton from We Are Knitters (Sand).

This cotton is 100% Pima Cotton / 100g/3.05oz/232 yds/212m.

This is an Aran/Worsted/10 Ply yarn.


5 mm (US 8) knitting needles.

The bag is worked back and forth on the needles - knit flat.


Skill Level -  Easy (Advanced Beginner)

There is a video tutorial to help you knit the featured stitch pattern on my YouTube channel.


Finished measurements

  • Width of bag = 28 cm/11 inches.
  • Height of bag = 18 cm/7 inches.
  • Height of longest handle = 16 cm/6 inches.
  • Height of shorter handle = 10 cm/4 inches.
  • Width of handle = 8 cm/3 inches.


Small batch sales of finished pieces made from this pattern are permitted, but the seller must use their own photographs and credit must be given to Handy Little Me as the designer.


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